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Central High counselors are here to advocate for all students, collaborate with school staff, families, and community resources. This comprehensive, standard based school counseling program encourages students to reach their highest potential. Central counselors will focus on key issues that impact student success. These focus areas include regular school attendance, advancing on grade level and graduation, and preparation for all post secondary/career opportunities. We look forward to working with you!
The CHS Counseling Department consists of ten counselors, a social worker and community counselor. Students are assigned a counselor by alphabet. In addition, students work with additional counselors who present specialized activities in various areas related to academic achievement, personal- social development, career awareness, and college planning, Counselors meet with students individually, in small groups, and in various classroom presentations. In addition, counselors provide large group workshops at various school events for students, families, and community.
Jenn Walker A, X, Z 402-557-3364 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Counseling /Student Recognition/Crisis Intervention
Sheri Harrach F, G, T 402-557-3324 email@example.com
Career Education Grades 9 & 10, Ace Scholarship, Metro Career Academy, Volunteers
John Flemming D, O, P, U, V 402-557-3327 firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Education Grades 11 & 12, Employment/Military/ASVAB Testing Coordinator,OPS Career Center Liaison, Resumes, Part-time Jobs
Diana Fries B, I, K, Y 402-557-3323 email@example.com
Social-Emotional Grades 9 & 10/Teen Parenting/Small Groups/Drug-Alcohol Prevention/Community Agencies
Leslie Hill H, R 402-557-3321 firstname.lastname@example.org
College Counselor Grade 10/Testing Coordinator/SAT Testing Administrator
Angie Meyer College Counselor: Grade 12 402-557-3325 email@example.com
Grade 12 College Planning /Scholarships/Athletic Divisions/Academic Achievement/Financial Aid/ACT Testing Administrator/Student Recognition
Ron Moore C & E.L.L. & Exchange Students 402-557-3326 firstname.lastname@example.org
Social-Emotional Grades 11 & 12/ Issues/Diversity - Inclucity/Anger Management/Exchange Students/ English Language Learner Academic Support/ Community Workshops
Mindy Morgan J, L, W 402-557-3322 email@example.com
College Counselor - Grade 9
Julie Politi M, N 402-557-3394 firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Records/ Orientation and Registration/ Alternative Education/Graduation/GSA
Tom Reilly E, Q, S 402-557-3328 email@example.com
Grade 11 College Planning/National Merit Scholarship/PSAT Testing Administrator/Test Prep Programs
COUNSELING SUPPORT STAFF
Dawnna Hill Social Worker 402-557-3307 firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides individual and family interventions to support overall student academic success. Services to include: attendance problem solving, building student engagement, collaboration with internal/external professionals on behalf of the student, community resource connections, crisis response, responding to mental health and substance abuse needs and barriers, special education accommodations, social-emotional building, and teen pregnant and parenting supports.
Vicki Meyer Community Counselor 402-557-3300 Ext3317005 email@example.com
Counseling & Therapy Programs provided to individual students based on a variety of special needs as a service of the OPS District. Students can meet during school hours or at an off-site location.
Chaunessie Staff 402-557-3328 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cumulative Records/Office Aides/Driver Education/Work Permits
Cheryl Carlson 402-557-3328 email@example.com
Homework Requests/Scholarship Distribution/Technology Updates –Webpage/Registration
How Can A Student Access A School Counselor:
The counseling offices are open from 7:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. weekdays. Students can meet with a counselor before or after school, during passing periods, and study hall. Students must obtain a pass to meet with a counselor during class time. In an emergency situation, students may directly access the counselor during class time.
How Can A Parent Access A School Counselor:
Parents/Guardians may contact a counselor by phone, email, or by setting up a meeting time. Please refer to the contact information listed above.
Informational Career web sites
Naviance Family Connection: http://connection.naviance.com/opscentral
Nebraska Career Connections: www.nebraskacareerconnections.org/students.htm
College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/
Omaha/SW Iowa Building Construction Trades Council: www.bctomaha.org
Jobs Projections: http:///h3.ne.gov/H3/
Bureau of Labor Statistics: www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB): http://official-asvab.com
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